Table 6.5. Hangar Access Apron.
Army and Air Force facilities for rotary-
wing aircraft, regularly servicing H-53
Navy and Marine Corps facilities for
fixed and rotary-wing aircraft.
Access aprons are located between the
apron and the front of the hangar. The
hangar cannot be located within the
apron clearance distance except for
USAF facilities (see Table 6.1, Item 15).
At least as long as the hangar Pavement should be sized for type of
aircraft, number of hangar bays and
location of hangar bays.
Avoid grades that prevent aircraft tail
from clearing hangar doors.
NFPA 415 requires aircraft fueling
Min -1.0% first 15 m [50 ft]
ramps to slope away from terminal
buildings, aircraft hangars, aircraft
loading walkways, or other structures.
Width of Shoulders 7.5 m
Width of Paved
NA (See Note 1.)
(a) 40 mm [1-"] dropoff at
edge of pavement.
(b) 5% slope first 3 m [10 ft]
from edge of pavement.
(c) Beyond 3 m [10 ft] from
edge of pavement, 2.0% min,
Along length of access apron. Wingtip
clearance at entrance to hangar may be
to Fixed or Mobile
reduced to 1.52 m [5 ft].